Bhanuka Rajapaksa      

Full name Pramod Bhanuka Bandara Rajapaksa

Born October 24, 1991, Colombo

Current age 29 years 86 days

Major teams Barisal Division, Burgher Recreation Club, Comilla Warriors, Cumilla Warriors, Galle Gladiators, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Royal College, Ruhuna, Schools Invitation XI, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board XI, Sri Lanka Colts XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Royal College, Colombo

Pramod Bhanuka Bandara Rajapaksa
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
T20Is 7 6 1 140 77 28.00 107 130.84 0 1 8 9 0 0
First-class 77 121 9 4087 268 36.49 4554 89.74 9 21 421 157 66 0
List A 110 104 11 2726 107 29.31 2815 96.83 3 15 274 98 44 2
T20s 78 68 8 1521 96* 25.35 1129 134.72 0 8 129 75 19 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 77 67 2514 1366 47 4/59 6/86 29.06 3.26 53.4 1 0 0
List A 110 26 540 422 13 2/16 2/16 32.46 4.68 41.5 0 0 0
T20s 78 18 282 348 21 3/11 3/11 16.57 7.40 13.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
T20I debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Oct 5, 2019 scorecard
Last T20I India v Sri Lanka at Indore, Jan 7, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Apr 22-24, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Ragama Cricket Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Colombo (PSS), Aug 25-27, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Badureliya Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 11, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka Board President's XI v West Indians at Katunayake, Feb 20, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Ruhuna v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Moors), Mar 25, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Galle Gladiators v Jaffna Stallions at Hambantota, Dec 16, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
40 Gladiators v Stallions Hambantota 16 Dec 2020 T20
33 Gladiators v Kings Hambantota 13 Dec 2020 T20
0/10 Gladiators v Tuskers Hambantota 10 Dec 2020 T20
31 Gladiators v Viiking Hambantota 9 Dec 2020 T20
0/22, 37* Gladiators v Kings Hambantota 7 Dec 2020 T20
5 Gladiators v Viiking Hambantota 5 Dec 2020 T20
1 Gladiators v Stallions Hambantota 3 Dec 2020 T20
12 Gladiators v Tuskers Hambantota 30 Nov 2020 T20
- Gladiators v Kings Hambantota 28 Nov 2020 T20
21 Gladiators v Stallions Hambantota 27 Nov 2020 T20
Profile

An attacking left-handed batsman, Bhanuka Rajapaksa was selected for the 2010 Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand as one of the team's key batsmen. He lived upto his reputation, by finishing the leading run-scorer for his country with 253 runs. He had an excellent tour of Australia with the U-19 team in 2009, smashing 154 off 111 balls in a one-dayer and ended the series as the leading run-getter. He compares his batting style to Adam Gilchrist. His other sporting interests include squash and swimming.
Cricinfo Staff January 2010

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Oct 7, 2019

Bhanuka Rajapaksa plays a slog sweep, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Lahore, October 7, 2019

Bhanuka Rajapaksa plays a slog sweep

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Jan 28, 2011

Bhanuka Rajapaksa clips into the leg side on his way to a hundred, Sri Lanka Under-19 v England Under-19, 1st Youth ODI, January 28, 2011

Bhanuka Rajapaksa clips into the leg side on his way to a hundred

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Jan 28, 2011

Bhanuka Rajapaksa cracks one through the off side during his century, Sri Lanka Under-19 v England Under-19, 1st Youth ODI, January 28, 2011

Bhanuka Rajapaksa cracks one through the off side during his century

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